The music world is mourning the death of Gregg Allman, founding member of The Allman Brothers, who “passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia,” reads a statement on Allman’s official website.
The winners of the 70th Cannes Film Festival have been announced, with director Ruben Ostlund’s satirical drama “The Square” taking this year’s coveted Palme d’Or award. Sofia Coppola took the honours for Best Director for her upcoming drama “The Beguiled”. In addition, Joaquin Phoenix and Diane Kruger were named Best Actor and Best Actress for their work in, respectively, “You Were Never Really Here” and “In the Fade”. See the full list of winners here.
It’s a pirate’s life at the box office this weekend, with Disney’s long-awaited “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel taking command with an estimated take of $76.6 million in its opening weekend, according to Associated Press. But the heavily hyped “Baywatch” reboot sunk, with a measly $22 million in its opening weekend — a shockingly low figure for a film that reportedly cost $70 million to make.
After 17 years of marriage, Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor are calling it quits. The pair, who starred together in films like “Zoolander” and “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story”, exclusively announced their split in a joint statement to ET on Friday: “With tremendous love and respect for each other, and the 18 years we spent together as a couple, we have made the decision to separate […] Our priority will continue to be raising our children as devoted parents and the closest of friends. We kindly ask that the media respect our privacy at this time.”